Field recordings and processed ambient sounds carry you to a distant land in this "Rain" related album, mixed live for the Grove of Whispers radio program.
About the album:
Performed on stillstream.com
October 14, 2012.
Done live using midi controller, hackintosh and personal field recordings. Music fashioned using the buddhalizer --a virtual extension of my imagination.
Several samples from the Indonesian Sound Archive
were used. Thank you Derek Bacon for your excellent recordings.
Grove of Whispers
is John Tocher. John does the Sadayatana
podcast and plays live several nights a week on Stillstream
. He also releases dark and experimental music at Buddhist on Fire
Cover adapted from an image by kruzul
Palancar: "this is fantastic darth, really feeling this"
Palancar: "not sure about the chicken though"
The title "Hujan" is Indonesian for rain. This album is part of the Rain series of long-form ambient works on Webbed Hand.
01. Hujan [01:09:49]
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December 16, 2013
This instantly reminded me of a slushy, muddy alley lined with grey wood apartments with shutters and mesh-lined verandahs, grim weather, women chatting across the windows, children playing in the rain, an infrequent bicycle, steam from a pot of soup cooking in an eatery, old men huddled under it's awning, raindrops dripping into their cups of tea...